LOWELL (CBS) – Three people were charged Monday in connection with the murder of a young woman in Lowell.
The arrests are related to the death of 23-year-old Deija Mendez, who was found shot inside a car last week.READ MORE: 'In Like A Lion': March Weather Brings Drastic Swing In Temperatures This Week
The Middlesex District Attorney’s office said 29-year-old Angela Garcia, 21-year-old Devine McKinney, and 22 year-old Selena Simonphone all lied during the investigation.READ MORE: South Attleboro MBTA Station Closes Due To 'Deteriorating' Pedestrian Bridge
All three are charged with witness intimidation.
Police are still trying to find Xavier Dejesus, who has been identified as a suspect in Mendez’s death.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine 'Particularly Good For Mass Vaccination Campaigns,' Boston Doctor Says
Police believe the Dejesus and Mendez were fighting over a car just before the shooting.